Map of Riohacha in Colombia

Riohacha Climate

Riohacha is a city within Colombia. This is in the continent of South America.

Best time to visit Riohacha

The best time to visit Riohacha will be when the average temperatures are at a comfortable level (between 20°C / 68.0°F and 30°C / 86.0°F on average) which is during months January, February, March, April, May, June, August, September, October, November and December. However, July is also a good time to visit, but a little hotter at 30.15°C / 86.3°F on average.


The hottest time of year in Riohacha is in July when it is 30.15°C / 86.3°F on average, but could get up to 35°C / 95.0°F maximum. On the other hand, the coldest time of year in Riohacha is in January when it is 27.05°C / 80.7°F on average, but could get down to 21.8°C / 80.7°F minimum.

  • Freezing months: 0 (0°C / 32.0°F and below)
  • Cold months: 0 (0°C / 32.0°F to 10°C / 50.0°F)
  • Cool months: 0 (10°C / 50.0°F to 20°C / 68.0°F)
  • Warm months: 11 (20°C / 68.0°F to 30°C / 86.0°F)
  • Hot months: 1 (30°C / 86.0°F to 40°C / 104.0°F)
  • Boiling months: 0 (40°C / 104.0°F and above)

Riohacha Climate Chart

Below are the climate charts for Riohacha which resides in Colombia.

Temperature tables

The first table is for the average temperatures across the year in degrees Celsius. The cells that are BLUE show the coldest months and the cells that are PINK show the hottest months.

Month:JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Average Temperature in °C27.0527.2527.7528.529.2529.930.1529.9528.928.127.727.35
Max Temperature in °C32.332.432.532.733.534.43534.833.432.432.132.2
Min Temperature in °C21.822.12324.32525.425.325.124.423.823.322.5

This second table is for the average temperatures across the year in degrees Fahrenheit. Cells in BLUE are the coldest months and cells in PINK are the hottest months.

Month:JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Average Temperature in °F80.781.182.083.384.785.886.385.984.082.681.981.2
Max Temperature in °F90.190.390.590.992.393.995.094.692.190.389.890.0
Min Temperature in °F71.271.873.475.777.077.777.577.275.974.873.972.5

Rainfall figures

This table is for the amount of rainfall (both in millimetres and inches) and number of rainy days in Riohacha throughout the year.

Month:JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Total rainfall in MM42323694115391311505818
Total rainfall in Inches0.20.10.10.92.71.60.61.55.25.92.30.7
Total number of rainy days1113732491162
Chances of rain3.2%3.4%3.2%10.0%22.6%10.0%6.5%12.9%30.0%35.5%20.0%6.5%

Riohacha Climate Graph

Below is the climate graph for Riohacha. It shows both the average temperatures throughout the year in degrees Celsius and also the average total rainfall in millimetres.

Riohacha Climate Graph with temperatures in °C and rainfall in millimetres

Below is the climate graph for Riohacha with both the average temperatures throughout the year in degrees Fahrenheit and also the average total rainfall in inches.

Riohacha Climate Graph with temperatures in °F and rainfall in inches